Bryant Liggett

Collins lets us hear John Denver by proxy

John Denver was a hard musician to classify. He was a singer-songwriter who existed outside of the folk crowd, and a country musician void of the Nashville scene. Best known for penning “Rocky Mountain High,” he remains one of Colorado’s most celebrated musicians.

It was quite a career. He wrote a lot of great songs,...

Bryant Liggett is a freelance writer and KDUR station manager. Reach him at

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